Health system recognized for excellence in helping colleagues achieve
family- friendly work life balance
PETOSKEY, Mich., Sept. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Working Mother magazine today named Northern Michigan Regional Health System as one of "100 Best companies 2007 for Working Mothers." Integral to its "Commitment to Excellence" organizational transformation initiative, Northern Michigan Regional Health System is using company-wide benefits and programs to ensure the retention and advancement of working mothers.
"Every year our winning companies raise the bar for what it means to be an employer of choice for working families," said Carol Evans, CEO and President, Working Mother Media. "Northern Michigan Regional Health System not only offers essential benefits like flextime and telecommuting -- they go above and beyond with a range of best practices and policies to ease the difficulties for working parents and their families. Their supportive culture makes a huge difference to employees who want to be great moms and great workers."
Added Suzanne Riss, the editor-in-chief of Working Mother magazine, "As a working mother myself, I understand how absolutely essential it is for companies to find ways to nurture the personal and professional lives of employees. I commend Northern Michigan Regional Health System for conceiving and effectively implementing programs and benefits that offer an inspiring paradigm for the rest of corporate America: it is possible to be both family- friendly and financially successful."
Northern Michigan Regional Health System is singled out for this honor
in recognition of a strong commitment to its mission and the core values of
the organization including creating a balanced work life environment. It is
reflective of the success of the "Commitment to Excellence" effort, which
among other positive outcomes has generated more than 3,700 implemented
ideas from employee colleagues in areas such as pa
|SOURCE Northern Michigan Regional Health System|
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